Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre

Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre

St Michael and All Angels Church, Station Road, Bampton EX16 9NG

Bampton Heritage & Visitoe CentreBampton Heritage and Visitor Centre offers you a warm welcome. We are a family friendly and accessible site where you can explore our rich history through objects, information boards, short videos and virtual tours.
For younger visitors, play our touch screen computer game, play our quoits, cup and ball, and spinning top games, and our children's quiz, or dress up and tell stories of life in Bampton's past.

One of our key aims is to show and share our rich heritage with residents and visitors of all ages. We are also a Tourist Information Point and can provide you with or signpost you to a range of information to help make the most of your visit.

Opening Hours

BAMPTON HERITAGE AND VISITOR CENTRE - OPEN Thursdays and Fridays 11am to 1pm, Saturdays 11am to 3pm.

For Heritage Walks around the town- see Town Trail Walk

BHVC Latest Newsletter November 2023 - here

BHVC Annual Report 2023 - here

AGM 25th April 2024 - AGENDA

# Even when we are closed you can still use our menu to explore our heritage online. If you enjoy what you find, please consider

supporting us with a donation

or Become a Friend. #


BHVC has reopened after a big revamp and reorganisation, and there are some new items on display that have not been seen before. Pop in and have a look!

Buy your cards and gifts from Bampton Heritage & Vitsitor Centre this year. We have a fantastic selection of gifts, including some limited edition hampers, sweet jars, Bampton jigsaws, mugs, GWR posters and lots more.
All these and more are available by emailing We will deliver free in Bampton and post to other areas for the cost of postage. Or visit our shop on Devon Museums website -

BHVC May Bounds

BHVC Quiz Night

Become A Friend of Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre.

We are launching a "Friends" scheme for Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre.
The Centre is funded solely by donations and occasional grants, which are used for specific projects. By becoming a Friend you will be supporting our continuing work to preserve Bampton's history, support the local businesses and advise visitors about the town.
For as little as £10 a year, you can help support us. There are also lifetime and corporate options available. For more information pop into the Heritage Centre and pick up a leaflet and form or email

Be a BHVC Friend

We are always keen to welcome more volunteers on board. Whether you can spare a few hours a week or only a few hours a month, we’d love to talk to you about becoming a volunteer. BHVC Volunteers


Please send any enquires to the Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre to:
Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre, c/o 37 Woodland Close, Bampton EX16 9DN
 or e-mail
or phone Judi Thomas on 07595 497476



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